Funding for this research was provided by:
Joint Health Research Initiative (MR/R004080/1)
Received: 7 August 2020
Accepted: 19 January 2021
First Online: 28 January 2021
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: We have read and understood BMC Paediatrics policy on declaration of interests and declare that Lara Fairall, Eric Bateman, Robyn Curran, Makhosazana Lungile Simelane, and Sandra Picken are employees of the KTU. Professor Bateman reports personal fees from Novartis, Menarini, ALK, Sanofi Regeneron, Boehringer Ingelheim and AstraZeneca, for work outside the submitted work. Professor Bateman is also a Member of Global Initiative for Asthma Board and Science Committee.